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The people of Penrhyn - what a great team

The people of Penrhyn - what a great team

Come and be part of the team at Penrhyn, we've a variety of roles available, with something to suit everyone.

If you're an outdoors or indoors person, love history or want to learn about conservation there's something for you to enjoy at Penrhyn.

Why volunteer?

Join our team at Penrhyn and share in opportunities to:

  • learn new skills
  • meet new friends
  • share our stories
  • inspire others
  • gain experience

Calling women cyclists

Enjoy the great outdoors on two wheels © National Trust / Bernie Brown

Enjoy the great outdoors on two wheels

Calling all women who love cycling and want to share their passion with others.

We're after keen volunteers to lead all-women groups of cyclists around Penrhyn Castle and the glorious surrounding countryside.

If you'd like to encourage others to get pedalling, read on...

Are you a keen runner?

Volunteer as a run leader at Penrhyn © John Millar

Volunteer as a run leader at Penrhyn

Do you love the outdoors and running?

How about becoming a run leader responsible for taking small groups running through the scenic countryside around Penrhyn Castle?

If you'd like to encourage others to get fit and get running in the great outdoors, find out more...

Become a fan on Facebook

Have a look at our Facebook page and keep up to date with all the goings on at the castle.

A chance to find out more about what goes on behind the scenes this winter.

Follow us online on Twitter

Find out more about the daily happenings by following us on twitter.

Get to know what we get up to over winter when the castle doors close for the big clean.

Join the Eryri Association

Join the Eryri Association, a group of local supporters that enjoy a series of talks and fundraise for Penrhyn Castle.

Volunteering opportunities


A volunteer costumed interpretor acts out in the kitchen at Penrhyn Castle © Arnhel de Serra

Help us revive the past, as part of the learning team. Be directly involved with the ‘hands-on’ programme. Or join the secret garden team, learn new skills and be inspired by nature whilst restoring an old veggie patch.


Volunteer gardener deadheading roses at Hidcote Manor Garden. © Arnhel de Serra

The grounds are busy and the birdsong is loud. You can help us to keep our garden in great shape. From pruning and weeding to propagating and planting, why not come along and muck in?

Room guides

Sharing our stories at Llanerchaeron © Paul Harris

These roles work mostly in the house; welcoming visitors, and letting them know about the castle. Get to know the history of Penrhyn and the stories behind the interesting objects within its walls.

Want to sign up?

Daffodills are just one of the many plants on Penrhyn Castle's garden

  • Please ring us on 01248 353084
  • Email us

One of our team will contact you to welcome you on board.